Based in Portland, Oregon, YACHT is a band formed by musician Jona Bechtolt. YACHT is a reference to Y.A.C.H.T, an alternative school in Portland that stands for “Young Americans Challenging High Technology”. In 2009 YACHT started identifying as a two-piece project when Bechtolt began working with singer and songwriter, Claire Evans.Their collaborative chemistry = dancefloor magic.

YACHT – Second Summer by DFA Records


Their most recent release is a tribute to the original Summer of Love. Sex, drugs, and revolution, anyone? This single is an acid house revival, and YACHT aims to ‘create environments of total freedom. Sounds good to me! Let’s go!



*An Ashley Armitage Production